Thanks Matma - that put me on the correct track. This works fine:
"http://quote.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv\?s="+$symbol+"+%5eDJI+%5eGSPC+%5eIXIC+IWB+IWM+IWV+TMW+%5eVIX+%5eTV.N+&f=d1t1sl1c1\%26e=csv"

thanks again

Joe

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